Portion of a shoe upper

- Nike, Inc.
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FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a portion of a shoe upper showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a first side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof.

The uneven broken line in the Figures bounding the shaded region represents an unclaimed boundary of the design. The uneven broken line showing of the remainder of the shoe is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design. The cross-hatch shading in two regions in all the figures represents a generic mesh pattern spanning these regions, and no specific mesh pattern is claimed.


The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe upper, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
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D331484 December 8, 1992 Feller
D331827 December 22, 1992 Coley et al.
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D333206 February 16, 1993 Allen et al.
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Other references
  • Nike Footwear Catalog, Holiday 1998, pp. W6, M41, published Feb. 1998.
  • Nike Footwear Catalog, Fall 1999, pp. M9, W100, W119, published Nov. 1998.
  • Nike Footwear Catalog, Fall 2003, p. W43, published Nov. 2002.
Patent History
Patent number: D511243
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 13, 2004
Date of Patent: Nov 8, 2005
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Inventor: Kelly Smith O'Connor (Hillsboro, OR)
Primary Examiner: Dominic Simone
Attorney: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
Application Number: 29/214,924
Current U.S. Class: D2/972